Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : suds vulnerability (USN-2008-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Ralph Loader discovered that Suds incorrectly handled temporary files.
A local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary
files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented
by the Yama link restrictions.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected python-suds package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70608 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60827

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2217

Ready to Scan Unlimited IPs & Run Compliance Checks?

Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!

Buy Now

Combine the Power of Nessus with the Ease of Cloud

Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!

Begin Free Trial